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10 Thursday PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On November 15, 2012 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train reads:

Why Things Fail: From Tires to Helicopter Blades, Everything Breaks Eventually (Wired [1])
• How China Became Capitalist (The American [2])
• Changing the Conventional Wisdom on Wall Street (Economix [3])
• Europe’s Recession (Dr.Ed’s Blog [4])
• Katrina’s Effect on Jobless Claims vs. Sandy (Avondale Asset Management [5]) see also Hurricane Sandy’s huge size: freak of nature or climate change? (Dr. Jeff Masters’ WunderBlog [6])
• The Long Story of U.S. Debt, From 1790 to 2011, in 1 Little Chart (The Atlantic [7])
• 10 things 401(k) plans won’t tell you (MarketWatch [8])
• Is it game over for Grover Norquist? (Salon [9]) see also Tax Reform Won’t Save the World (Bloomberg [10])
• Human intelligence ‘peaked thousands of years ago and we’ve been on an intellectual and emotional decline ever since’ (Independent [11])
• John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John Christmas Album Plunges Nation Into Double-Dip Recession (The Onion [12])

What are you reading?

 

Stocks Can’t Shake Their Funk
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Source: WSJ [14]


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URLs in this post:

[1] Wired: http://www.wired.com/design/2012/10/ff-why-products-fail/all/

[2] The American: http://www.american.com/archive/2012/november/how-china-became-capitalist

[3] Economix: http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/15/changing-the-conventional-wisdom-on-wall-street/

[4] Dr.Ed’s Blog: http://blog.yardeni.com/2012/11/europes-recession.html

[5] Avondale Asset Management: http://www.avondaleam.com/

[6] Dr. Jeff Masters’ WunderBlog: http://classic.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/comment.html?entrynum=2293

[7] The Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/11/the-long-story-of-us-debt-from-1790-to-2011-in-1-little-chart/265185/

[8] MarketWatch: http://www.marketwatch.com/Story/story/print?guid=2F56BBA0-2AA6-11E2-825A-002128040CF6

[9] Salon: http://www.salon.com/2012/11/14/is_it_game_over_for_grover_norquist/

[10] Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-14/tax-reform-won-t-save-the-world.html

[11] Independent: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/human-intelligence-peaked-thousands-of-years-ago-and-weve-been-on-an-intellectual-and-emotional-decline-ever-since-8307101.html

[12] The Onion: http://www.theonion.com/articles/john-travolta-olivia-newtonjohn-christmas-album-pl,30364/

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/thats-correct.jpg

[14] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324556304578118500997622908.html

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